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Blu-ray Players

Updated: 21-04-2019 05:10
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#1
alaScore 100

Pioneer UDP-LX800

Pioneer lays claim to the high-ground of the home theatre market with this movie machine. Hands down, it’s the finest 4K Blu-ray player on the planet - and, at £1,899 (AU$3,999, around $2,449), one of the most expensive, too.

3 expert reviews

#2
alaScore 99

Panasonic DP-UB9000

Panasonic’s flagship DP-UB9000 replaces the Oppo as the high-end player of choice, with a build quality, performance, and feature-set that goes a long way towards justifying its price tag.

8 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#3
alaScore 98

Pioneer UDP-LX500

If you’re upgrading from standard Blu-ray, 4K players don’t get much better than the UDP-LX500. And if you’re a music lover, you’re in luck - the deck sounds as good as it looks!

3 expert reviews

#4
alaScore 97

Sony UBP-X800

Consider the UBP-X800 Blu-ray player a high-end steal.

22 expert reviews | 535 user reviews

#5
alaScore 96

Panasonic DMP-UB700

Panasonic’s DMP-UB700 4K UHD Blu-player offers the best performance in its class.

10 expert reviews | 118 user reviews

#6
alaScore 96

Samsung UBD-K8500

Samsung’s debut UHD Blu-ray deck is an impressive machine, offering dazzling 4K pictures and loads of features for a lower price than you might expect – although Panasonic’s pricier rival offers a better performance.

37 expert reviews | 732 user reviews

#7
alaScore 95

Panasonic DMP-UB900

The UB900 is essentially the posh half of Ultra HD Blu-ray's UK launch. Ultra HD Blu-ray, for those new to all this, is the next-generation of Blu-ray that supports 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR) – a new standard for colour and picture brightness and...

23 expert reviews | 331 user reviews

#8
alaScore 95

Samsung UBD-M9500

Samsung’s next-gen UHD Blu-ray deck improves on its predecessor with a beefed-up feature list, a slick new operating system and stunning 4K pictures. Build quality could be better, however, and it lacks features found on rival players.

13 expert reviews | 31 user reviews

#9
alaScore 94

Sony UHP-H1

It may not be a UHD Blu-ray player, but Sony’s dazzling disc spinner breathes new life into your Blu-ray collection while effortlessly playing an extensive range of other sources and formats.

10 expert reviews | 55 user reviews

#10
alaScore 94

Panasonic DMP-UB400

An excellent budget 4K Blu-ray player – it won't disappoint.

7 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

#11
alaScore 94

LG UP970

The LG UP970 is a decent player that, while somewhat limited on the feature front, delivers an excellent playback performance at a cracking price. It’s also by far the cheapest way of getting Dolby Vision support.

14 expert reviews | 231 user reviews

#12
alaScore 93

Sony BDP-S6500

The BDP-S6500 is Sony's range-topping Blu-ray player and the successor to last year's BDP-S6200. At £150 it's pricier than your average player but it gets you a full set of premium features, including 4K upscaling, built-in super Wi-Fi and network...

9 expert reviews | 2469 user reviews

#13
alaScore 93

Samsung BD-H6500

Elsewhere you’ll find screen mirroring, which lets you view your Android phone or tablet on a TV over a network, 3D playback, 4K (UHD) upscaling, a DTS Neo:6 mode and support for HD audio formats. The Tools menu offers a range of picture presets...

19 expert reviews | 4685 user reviews

#14
alaScore 93

Sony UBP-X700

From Sony's second generation of Ultra HD (4K) Blu-ray players, the UBP-X700 delivers everything you need to enter the new UHD HDR world without leaving the past behind, playing also DVDs, Blu-ray and even SACD. If needed, the second ΗDMI output can...

2 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#15
alaScore 93

Sony BDP-S6700

Sony is yet to launch an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and might not do so until 2017, so in the meantime we'll have to make do with its latest ‘regular' Blu-ray player, the BDP-S6700. It may not play UHD Blu-rays but it will upscale regular Blu-rays and...

8 expert reviews | 399 user reviews

#16
alaScore 93

Sony BDP-S3700

A low-cost home cinema setup would welcome the addition of this Blu-ray player

6 expert reviews | 369 user reviews

#17
alaScore 92

Pioneer BDP-LX88

If you’re largely concerned with movie performance, you’ll find little to fault here, but at this price we need more for the full five. Rival player the Oppo BDP-105D offers a better all-round performance and feature set. MORE: Best Buys: Blu-ray players

8 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#18
alaScore 92

Cambridge Audio CXU

This universal Blu-ray player more than justifies its high-end price tag

3 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

#19
alaScore 92

Panasonic DMP-BDT180

Vibrant colours, oodles of detail and a great sound? Sign us up!

4 expert reviews | 161 user reviews

#20
alaScore 92

Sony BDP-S1700

The Sony BDP-S1700 is Sony's entry-level Blu-ray player. It won't play 3D or 4K ultra-HD discs, but it still has a variety of smart features so that you can access online streaming content. Is this player a great-value option or a cheap dud? We sent it...

6 expert reviews | 318 user reviews

#21
alaScore 92

LG BP350

Strong picture and features, but needs better sound for a fifth star

8 expert reviews | 652 user reviews

#22
alaScore 92

Oppo UDP-203

The Oppo BDP-203 is an excellent high-end 4K Blu-ray disc player, but image quality improvements over cheaper players are tough to spot.

2 expert reviews

#23
alaScore 91

Sony BDP-S7200

Best Blu-ray player £150-£300, Awards 2015. Serves up a classy picture and stunning sound – an impressive all-rounder

5 expert reviews | 454 user reviews

#24
alaScore 91

Pioneer BDP-180

The Pioneer BDP-180 is a top-of-the-range Blu-ray player, with 4K upscaling and a focus on high-quality audio playback. With wi-fi and other useful features, this model has almost everything you could ask for from a Blu-ray player, but how does it...

3 expert reviews | 76 user reviews

#25
alaScore 91

Samsung BD-F7500

There’s an optical digital audio output for good measure and an Ethernet port for making a wired connection to the internet, although with a built-in Wi-Fi adapter on board this probably won’t be called into action.

17 expert reviews | 2809 user reviews

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